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Breach of the Peace (Scottish Criminal Law & Practice Series)

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        StatementLexis Law Publishing (Va)
        PublishersLexis Law Publishing (Va)
        LC ClassificationsDecember 1990
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        Paginationxvi, 118 p. :
        Number of Pages52
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        ISBN 100406144303

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